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Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning, and the Gods - Bottéro, Jean, and Bahrani, Zainab (Translated by), and Van de Mieroop, Marc (Translated by)
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Our ancestors, the Mesopotamians, invented writing and with it a new way of looking at the world. In this collection of essays, the French scholar Jean Bottero attempts to go back to the moment which marks the very beginning of history. To give the reader some sense of how Mesopotamian civilization has been mediated and interpreted in its transmission through time, Bottero begins with an account of Assyriology, the discipline devoted to the ancient culture. This transmission, compounded with countless discoveries, would ...

Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning, and the Gods 1995, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226067278

2nd edition

Trade paperback

Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning, and the Gods 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226067261